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that were presented to president obama. lori: washington post also out here with a controversial new report details how much money the u.s. allocates to the 16 intelligence agencies, and what each agent does with the funds, top system rhett black budget was -- secret black budget was geffen to the post by place leaker snowden, shows a $62.2 billion budget allocated to the intelligence community for this fiscal year, among top spenders cia, and then nsa.
for being with us. washington has become an ent mow logical wonderland for the obama administration seems to be more obsessed with semantics and sentence con trucks than to capture a killing of terrorists. washington -- while dismissing any sense of proportion when it comes to radical islamists and the war on terror. and for all of that, this was a red letter day. president obama's mantra that al qaeda is on the run today proved wrong yet again. you are looking at pictures of yemen where government officials uncovered an al qaeda plot to capture oil and gas facilities, to fire on foreign embassies, to seize -- news of the foiled plot breaking as the united states is stepping up its drone attacks there. killing at least seven al qaeda terrorists in the southern part of the country. in the broader plot that led to the closings of 19 embassies and facilities and 16 countries still acted tonight with no indication that the threats have in any way diminished. here is state department spokesperson jen saki on the closings and the alerts. >> our embassy remains closed. we're continuing to evalua
. thanu for being with us. washington has become an ent mow logical wonderland for the obama administration seems to be more obsessed with semantics and sentence con trucks than to capture a killing of terrorists. washington -- while dismissing any sense of proportion when it comes to radical islamists and the war on terror. and for all of that, this was a red letter day. president obama's mantra that al qaeda is on the run today proved wrong yet again. you are looking at pictures of yemen where government officials uncovered an al qaeda plot to capture oil and gas facilities, to fire on foreign embassies, to seize -- news of the foiled plot breaking as the united states is stepping up its drone attacks there. killing at least seven al qaeda terrorists in the southern part of the country. in the broader plot that led to the closings of 19 embassies and facilities and 16 countries still acted tonight with no indication that the threats have in any way diminished. here is state department spokesperson jen saki on the closings and the alerts. >> our embassy remains closed. we're
. in the meantime, i hope to >>> good evening everybody. thank you for being with us. washington has become an ent mow logical wonderland for the obama administration seems to be more obsessed with semantics and sentence con trucks than to capture a killing of terrorists. washington -- while dismissing any sense of proportion when it comes to radical islamists and the war on terror. anfor all of that, this was a red letter day. president obama's mantra that al qaeda is on the run today proved wrong yet again. you are looking at pictures of yemen where government officials uncovere an al qaeda plot to capture oil and gas facilities, to fire on foreign embassies, to seize -- news of the foiled plot breaking as the united states is stping up its drone attacks there. killing at least seven al qaeda terrorists in the southern part of the country. in the broader plot that led to the closings of 19 embassies and facilities and 16 countries still acted tonight with no indication that the threats have in any way diminished. here is state department spokesperson jen saki on the closings and the erts. >> our
. washington has become an ent mow logical wonderland for the obama administration seems to be more obsessed with semantics and sentence con trucks than to capture a killing of terrorists. washington -- while dismissing any sense of proportion when it comes to radical islamists and the war on terror. and for all of that, tis was a red letter day. president obama's mantra that al qaeda is on the run today proved wrong yet again. you are looking at pictus of yemen where governmentofficials uncovered an al qaeda plot to capture oil and gas facilities, to fire on foreign embassies, to seize -- news of the foiled plot breaking as the united states is stepping up its drone attacks there. killing at leasteven al qaeda terrorists in the southern part of the country. in the broader plot that led to the closings of 19 embassies and facilities and 16 countes still acted tonight with no indication that the threats have in any way diminished. here is state department spokesperson jen saki on the closings and the alerts. >> our embassy remains closed. we're continuing to evaluate all information on a dail
we don't want to knbout the washington establishment exposing the reality of what you probably think of washington and the author joins me here next with his runaway best seller. lou: the new book "this town" to a party is in a funeral suggest there are nofu longer democrats or th republicans in washington we being only wealthy folks that have the incestuous relationship with one another. lehman joined by "new york times" magazinethe correspondent,b congratulatio ns on the book. >> you are roaring. >> people seem to like it media will get run out of town. >> i recommend you read itc because it's really revealse to folks. >> in the words of tomnd h coburn a very conservative congressman it is a self perpetuating careerrpet politician, a media in the usual spect. lou: those that run the country that are in part of the imrtant process and end henry previously long dash previously features stephen he doesn't like me much. lou: he is sincere. >> but i don't believe him. [laughter] >> he is a great guy a.h lou: i have known to me for almost 30 yrs. she has created herself and a role that y
. obama can be. >> heckled over health care and questioned about his citizenship. why is "the washington post" targeting senator ted cruz. wasn't the post upset about so-called birthers questioning president obama. nina easton and brad blakeman join us on the left wing media assault on ted cruz. when i first felt the diabetic nerve pain, of course i had no idea what it was. i felt like my feet were going to sleep. it progressed from there to burning... to like 1,000 bees that were just stinging my feet. [ female announcer ] it's known that diabetes damages nerves. lyrica is fda approved to treat diabetic nerve pain. lyrica is not for everyone. it may cause rious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor right ay if you have ese, new or rsening depression, or unusual changes in md or behavior. orwelling, trouble breathing, rash, hives, blisters, changes in eyesight including blurry vision, muscle pain with fever, tired feeling, or skin sores friabetes. common side effects are dizziness, sleepiness, weight gain and swling of hands, legs and ft. don't ink alcohol
parties and a funeral, suggesting that they are not just democrats and republicans in washington, talking about the wealthy folks that have incestuous relationships with one another. the chief national correspondent mark leibovitz. thank you so much on the book. congratulations. it has been out for weeks. >> people seem to be liking it. maybe i'll get run out of town. [laughter] lou: i recommend you read it because it really reveals what we feared were down there. >> and has it has become in the words of tom coburn, a perman feudal culture of hangers on and self-perpetuating careers. politicians, media, the usual stuff. these are the people who run the country and this includes part of the process and the government itself. the chief white house correspondent commonly featured this. >> he said as much and i'm going to believe him. >> she has made washington work for her. there have been people like her, getting media companies to pay her a lot. >> she is a woman of a man's intelligence and energy and just a passion for all of the politics and media and power. and the money doesn't hurt. >
that happens.w u: thank you both. up next a new book, the truth what we don't want to know about the washington establishment exposing the reality of what you probably think of washington and the author joins me here next with his runaway best seller. lou: the new book "this town" to a party is in a funeral suggest there are nofu longer democrats or th republicans in washington we being only wealthy folks that have the incestuous relationship with one another. lehman joined by "new york times" magazinethe correspondent,b congratulatio ns on the book. >> you are roaring. >> people seem to like it media will get run out of town. >> i recommend you read itc because it's really revealse to folks. >> in the words of tomnd h coburn a very conservative congressman it is a self perpetuating careerrpet politician, a media in the usual suspect. lou: those that run the country tt are in part of the important process and end henry previously long dash previously features stephen he doesn't like me much. lou:e is sincere. >> but i don't believe him. [laughter] >> he is a great guy a.h lou: i have known to m
by the national media. your thoughts? >> there is definitely a problem in washington, specifically in the administration. reading and understanding what is al qaeda, if it is weaker are not, it is not the central part of al qaeda has shifted from power to the affiliates. the center is still around. it always has a new chairman. the affiliate's growing. and the offshoots a growing. there are ten more battlefields that al qaeda is now conducting operations and then when it began in 2001 or when it attacked us. the most recent one is northern china -- northern sinai which could disrupt the suez canal transportation system or the arab-israeli. so by far al qaeda is much stronger, lighter, complicated and complex than it was before. lou: is there a lack of -- well, i would just say news, the press, involvement in the story of al qaeda? this administration has approached the line very, very carefully and closely saying -- regarding the war on terrorism to be a demand. what is going on? >> the only people that believe the president of the washington press corps. al qaeda is bigger than ev
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that they are not just democrats and republicans in washington, talking about the wealthy folks that have incestuous relationships with one another. the chief national correspondent mark leibovitz. thank you so much on the book. congratulations. it has been out for weeks. >> people seem to be liking it. maybe i'll get run out of town. [laughter] lou: i recommend you read it because it really reveals what we feared were down there. >> and has it has become in the words of tom coburn, a perman feudal culture of hangers on and self-perpetuating careers. politicians, media, the usual stuff. these are the people who run the country and this includes part of the process and the government itself. the chief white house correspondent commonly featured this. >> he said as much and m going to believe him. >> she has me washington work for her. there have been people like her, getting media companies to pay her a lot. >> she is a woman of a man's intelligence and energy and just a passion for all of the politics and media and power. and the money doesn't hurt. >> that's right, i have a bias towards transparenc
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right back here tomorrow. ♪ ♪ lou: good evening, everybody. thank you for being with us. washington has become an end to the logical wonderland where the obama administration seems to be more obsessed with semantics and sentence construction than in the capture or killing of terrorists. washington taking pettiness and irrelevancies to new heights while dismissing any sense of proportion when it comes to a radical islamists and the war and terror of. and for all of that, this was a red letter day. president obama's mantra that al qaeda is on the run proved wrong yet again. you're looking at pictures of yemen where government officials uncovered a al qaeda plot to capture oil and gas facilities to fire on foreign embassies, the key port. news of the plot breaking as the united states is stepping up its drone attacks there, killing at least 78 terrorists in the southern part of the country. and the broader plot that led to the closings of 19 embassies and facilities in 16 countries still acted tonight was no indication that the threats have in any way diminished. here is state department s
. ♪ ♪ lou: good evening, everybody. thank you for being with us. washington has become an end to the logical wonderland where the obama administration seems to be more obsessed with semantics and sentence construction than in the capture or kling of terrorists. washington taking pettiness and irrelevancies to new heights while dismissing any sense of proportion when it comes to a radical islamists and the war and terror of. and for all of that, this was a red letter day. president obama's mantra that al qaeda is on the run proved wrong yet again. you're looking at pictures of yemen where government officials uncovered a al qaeda plot to capture oil and gas facities to fire on foreign embassies, the key port. news of the plot breaking a the unitedtates is stepping up its drone attacks there, killing at least 78 terrorists in the southern part of the country. and the broader plot that led to the closings of 19 embassies and facilities in 16 countries still acted tonight was no indicatio that the threats have in any way diminished. here is ate department spokesperson jan saki on the closings an
and the way we are responding to it. >> very troubling. there is no saying in our business that washington is a ship of state that leaks from the top not from the agencies but the very top or the state department. unfortunately by releasing the names of where we got this information from we just gave up some very critical sources. it is very disturbing all the information we are releasing now and it has a purpose to it, disturbed by it by the sickness of intelligence is what is so disturbing and you are spot on when you bring it up. >> but to denounce foreign pressure to end the political crisis that failed but mccabe and gramm senators, there is in cairo representing the wes government in what appears to be a diplomatic mission, your thoughts about how likely it is they could be affected if? is that the best approach the best approach to move forward with diplomacy in u.s. interest? >> look. admit it. after 11 or 12 years in the middle east and to force out there a the global war against radical islam, we are not going to make democracies out of those countries. we would like to have the
. why is "the washington post" targeting senator ted cruz? so-called birthers questioning him. in today's markets, a lot can happen in a second. with fidelity's guaranteed one-second trade execution, we route your order to up to 75 market centers to look for the best possible price -- maybe even better than you expected. it's all part of our goal to execute your trade in one second. i'm derrick chan of fidelity investments. our one-second trade execution is one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades lou: federal officials arresting nearly 40 people in puerto rico and what appears to be what is one of the largest disability fraud cases ever. among those charged are three doctors, dozens of claimants who are receiving more than $2 million in fraudulent disability benefits. it is likely that the investigation is going to widen and there will be a lot more charges. the caribbean island is home to nine out of the top 10 zip codes for disabled workers receiving disability benefits. nine out of 10 in this little tiny island. i wonder what is goi
of washington. of course that's not all vacation. it includes work in the district, but it is a lot of time away from washington, something i personally would prefer that do more often. get away from washington. that's where a the trouble starts. compare that to the average number of vacation days from mere working citizens. eight days. that's eight days. i mean, that is not fair, is it? and how about all the money. congress base salary, $174,000. the rest of us mere citizens make, on average, just over 45,000 per year. did i mention the perks? a free car, for crying out loud for house members. free flights almost anywhere, and free to a top scale it gym. the rest of us as to deal with the average price of gasoline that comes in and about $3.60 per gallon. going down. congress sll won't have to worry about it. average airline ticket prices $3.79. evers gym $42 a month. congress is not a bad place to work then there of the rest of us. they may not have an easy job, we can argue, but it is certainly not as tough as republicans and democrats seem to want to make it. the congress cal of approval is
news chief washington correspondent james rosen has the report. >> reporter: u.s. officials said the horrific spectacle of them firing on the protesters once again raise the specter of civil war in the world's most populous arab nation dealt a blow to them. they urged all parties to cease fire and resume dialogue. >> i presume that path is still open and it is possible, though it has been made much, much harder, much more complicated by the events of today. >> reporter: national security adviser susan rice has been briefing president obama during his vacation on martha's vineyard. his spokesman was pressed on whether theousster of the muslim government in july and its latest assault ominous limb supporters don't make it clear that they have staged a cow data coup de tat in egypt. the obama administration has tap-danced around it like fred astaire. >> what i'm trying to say to you is there are certain legal obligations that go with the definition of a coup, and it has been determined by senior foreign policy officials in this administration to not make a determination. >> we look
for that matter to preserve american interests in that region and nation. fox news chief washington correspondent james rosen has the report. >> reporter: u.s. officials said the horrific spectacle of them firing on the protesters once again raise the specter of civil war in the world's most populous arab nation dealt a blow to them. they urged all parties to cease fire and resume dialogue. >> i presume that path is still open and it is possible, though it has been made much, much harder, much more complicated by the events of today. >> reporter: national security adviser susan rice has been briefing president obama during his cation on martha's vineyard. his spokesman was pressed on whether tousster of the muslim government in july and its latest assault ominous limb supporters don't make it clear that they have staged a cow data coup de tat in egypt. the obama administration has tap-danced around it like fred astaire. >> what i'm trying to say to you is there are certain legal obligations that go with the definition of a coup, and it has been determined by senior foreign policy officials in thi
, homophobes, alcoholics, in an interview in washington post, joining us now, the a team, judith miller, jamesse toronto. filner is leaving that leaves anthony weiner and else yet spitze--eliot spitzer. >> we have bill clinton and the blue dress. this guy in san diego is sick, it's time to resign, 18 women? he has a problem. lou: judy, your thoughts? >> i think he should have done it long ago could i'm glad to see someone in california has come to his or her senses. lou: james, speaking of coming to senses, al gore, has decided, i guess he is giving the nazis a break. these are bizarre comparisons, to people who disagree with him about you know global warming. >> i read there interview, i wrote about it today. does the name tommy flanagan ring a bell? that is a character to saturday night live, the pac path logical liar. the well no, you watch the clip of -- he did not say there would be a storm surge causing a flood in lower manhattan, he said large parts of lower manhattan would be indated by rising sea levels with huge highly populated swaths of florida, california, china, india, and
cowen is a marine, and fox news analyst. we will join us in moments. >> and washington, other big story of day, thousands descending on the national mall to commemorate 50th anniversary of dr. king jr. and his landmark i have a dream speech. we will have full analysis, with fox news contributor angela mcglowan. we begin with administration making it clear there i plan to bypass united nations security council as they repair for a possible strike on syria, state spokesman saying last-ditch effort for a british resolution, were not successful. but she said that u.s. would proceed anyway. >> we see no avenue forward, given continued russian opposition to any meaningful action on syria, united states will continue its consultation and take appropriate act to respond in the days ahead. lori: launching a strike without u.n. authorize or congressional approval would not be unprecedented but it would be polarizing. and more than 100 lawmakers, 16 democrats have now signed on to a letter saying that president needs congressional approval before a strike. >> for months it was president obama who
, your thoughts. >> look. many advisers, academics in washington have been advising the administration and outside the administration that the muslim brotherhood are kneee. once in government, they're going to be very nice. that is not the case. >> they'll do as much as they can when they grab the entire government. what did he do? that's why there was 60 million egypt chans who rose against him. what the muslim brotherhood needs to do is to reform. do what gorbachev tried to do in the communist party and he failed them. >> i cannot look -- elbaradei, stepping in, stepping out, what is his vision in his own role in egypt's politics and its future? >> well, lou, i think the man who won the nobel peace prees can hardsly sit back and watch hundreds of his people be slaughter. >> are you saying his people are the muslim brotherhood? >> no. egyptians. anyone killed in egypt. he was okay with doing it in a gentler kinder way of starving them out. >> he's a preposterous man. >> elbaradei was a u.n. man who spent more time in egypt. he doesn't know his own country and i think we've seen that t
that -- >> why is there this focus on nsa? and some of the most, i think, silly characters in washington, running around beating their choaft about very havchest abou. it is absurd to wash them being taken seriously by the left-wing press, why is that energy exerted rather than saying, you know where is the threat? what are we doing about it? why isn't the commander in chief speaking to the american people? by the way, in a report full tone for president, we want -- iin a respectful tone. lou: you would lak like to hearm him other than through jay leno. lou: or carney. >> i think he would like -- >> his administration is leak behave of the nonsense that is spewed. >> he would like to find a way not to relent. the first question is what stress do we face in the world, what techniques do they use to iner didiounerin-- inciden enda. lou: i have to tell you, i'm pleased we have not creeded cededanything to anyone. >> this is an important point, while president does not ar take late threats, i would say for 4 1/2 years, republicans have failed to criticize. american people say -- >> you have to be exc
. it would like to take our message from washington. bfi to try to bring back the power of the state. the constitution aborted to take away for the federal government, but it will not be a function of washington pushing that power back. lou: facing a primary with the first female graduate of the citadel, businessman richard cash, why is lindsay gramm placing a primary, a two-time senator, what are your objections to the man and what are you going to do about it? >> well, i feel like he has not show the he needed to show conservative causes. he has been over in egypt running around with mccain acting as a community organizer for the muslim brotherhood. i do feel like he has not listened to south carolinian is. lou: community organizer for the muslim brotherhood? >> yes, sir. lou: i thought that is what i heard you say. they were, in fact, trying to bring the muslim brotherhood back into the government after the military had gotten them out of there. you also say to senator gramm has allowed just about all of his policies to be dictated by senator john mccain. why -- what do you mean b
from washington. bfi to try to bring back the power of the state. the constitution abortedo take away for the federal government, but it will not be a function of washington pushing that power back. lou: facing a primary with the first female graduate of the citadel, businessman richard cash, why is lindsay gramm placing a prima, a two-time senator, what are your objections to the manndhat are you going to do about it? >> well, i feel like he has not show the he needed to show conservative causes. he has been over in egypt running around with mccain acting as a community organizer for the muslim brotherhood. i do feel like he has not listened to south carolinian is. lou: community organizer for the muslim brotherhood? >> yes, sir. lou: i thought that is what i heard you say. they were, in fact, trying to bring the muslim brotherhood back into the government after the military had gotten them out of there. you also say to senator gramm has allowedust about all of his policies to be dictated by senator john mccain. why -- what do you mean by that? i think i know, but i want to hear from
and nation. chief washington correspondent james rosen has the report. reporter: u.s. officials say these officials firing on protesters again, that raised the specter of civil war in the most popular arab nation, america's top diplomat in a hastily arranged appearance once again urged all parties to seize fire and resume dialogue. >> it is possible, though it has been made much harder, much more complicated by the events of today. reporter: susan rice has been briefing president obama during his vacation on martha's vineyard. his spokesman was pressed on whether they don't make it gently clear that the military has staged a coup d'État in egypt. and they have danced around it like that dancing a fred astaire. >> it has been determined by senior foreign policy officials in this administration did not make a determination. >> we looked at our legal requirements to determine that we were not required to make a determination. including what is the impact on national security. >> they have failed this as misguided with disastrous effects. chaos and cairo, secretary john kerry praising
: washington post also out here with a controversial new report details how much money the u.s. allocates to the 16 intelligence agencies, and what each agent does with the funds, top system rhett black budget was -- secret black budget was geffen to the post by place leaker snowden, shows a $62.2 billion budget allocated to the intelligence community for this fiscal year, among top spenders cia, and then nsa. and national reco reconnaissance office. some are furious about the disclosures. >> joining me now to an laze the situation in syria -- analyze the situation in syria, general jack king. welcome, sir. >> glad to be here. lori: the question are whether or not the u.s. will engine engage syria has dominated the headlines. >> i do believe that united states will conduct a strike. that red line has been crossed, it was crossed once before, it is intolerable to have it done again with the casualties, i would hope that administration would take a strategic view, and try to accomplish something with the strike. and recognize we have an opportunity that assad is provided us to move the adv
that the targets were among options that were presented to president obama. lori: washington post also out here with a controversial new report details how much money the u.s. allocates to the 16 intelligence agencies, and what each agent does with the funds, top system rhett black budget was -- secret black budget was geffen to the post by place leaker snowden, shows a $62.2 billion budget allocated to the intelligence community for this fiscal year, among top spenders cia, and then nsa. and national re recnaissance office. some are furious about the disclosures. >> joining me now to an laze the situation in syria -- analyze the situation in syria, general jack king. welcome, sir. >> glad to be here. lori: the question are whether or not the.s. will engine engage syria has dominated the headlines. >> i do believe that united states will conduct a strike. that red line has been crossed, it was crossed once before, it is intolerable to have it done again with the casualties, i would hope that administration would take a strategic view, and try to accomplish something with the strike. and recogn
.s. intervention than a senior issued another washington threat. >> if they make a mistake k.t. mcfarland will belong to the resistance. >> one of the regime's was less bold. >> if they attack us they give us only one option to do whatever we can to defend ourselves. >> for the first time day assigned a motive to carry out this attack. the intelligence report cited the regime's frustration at not being able to oust the rebels with conventional arms but senior officials briefing reporters also cited that al-assad had manpower shortages trying to free of troops from the targeted areas to make another push. lori: the world is waiting and watching for the administration to decide on action although much has been largely telegraphed telegraphed, pentagon officials are moving forward with preparations placing warships and other assets and to position for a potential strike. national security correspondent jennifer griffin has this report. >> with assets awaiting orders off the coast of syria complaining that news reports have given syrian president too much intimation about the battle plan but
.s. intervention than a senior cleric issued another washington threat. >> if they make a mistake k.t. mcfarland will belong to the resistance. >> one of the regime's was less bold. >> if they attack us they give us only one option to do whatever we can to defend ourselves. >> for the first time day assigned a motive to carry out this attack. the intelligence report cited the regime's frustration at not being able to oust the rebels with conventional arms but senior officials briefing reporters also cited that al-assad had manpower shortages trying to free of troops from the targeted areas to make another push. lori: the world is waiting and watching for the administration to decide on action although much has been largely telegraphed telegraphed, pentagon officials are moving forward with preparations placing warships and other assets and to position for a potential strike. national security correspondent jennifer griffin has this report. >> with assets awaiting orders off the coast of syria complaining that news reports have given syrian president too much intimation about the battle plan but
u.s. intervention than a senior cleric issued another washington threat. >> if they make a mistake k.t. mcfarland will belong to the resistance. >> one of the regime's was less bold. >> if they attack us they give us only one option to do whatever we can to defend ourselves. >> for the first time day assigned a motive to carry out this attack. the intelligence report cited the regime's frustration at not being able to oust the rebels with conventional arms but senior officials briefing reporters also cited that al-assad had manpower shortages trying to free of troops from the targeted areas to make another push. lori: the world is waiting and watching for the administration to decide on action although much has been largely telegraphed telegraphed, pentagon officials are moving forward with preparations placing warships and other assets and to position for a potential strike. national security correspondent jennifer griffin has this report. >> with assets awaiting orders off the coast of syria complaining that news reports have given syrian president too much intimation about the bat
in washington between the presidency and white house, then there's a second phase inside your own party. >> doesn't matter. because 2014 midterms -- >> i agree, this means nothing. anybody in the real world is paying attention to the 2016 president, why are we seeing what we're seeing from these people that know they're going to be candidates? why is hillary clinton doing what she does? why is christie out right now hitting up the same people -- >> it's all about -- >> have to raise so much money to run for president, you've got to do it as early as possible. >> that's why there should be if you believe financing of elections. >> the candidate. so it seems if she decided to run. doesn't that seem like the coronation may be a jinx? >> houf nowhere comes barack obama. we don't know what's going to happen. >> there's no barack obama. anybody that can wait is hill y the money's going to flow in. not only her presence looming without talking. number one, i worry about her health. she collapsed. lost her vision. traveling, whatever she was doing. take some time. there's no rush. why do you h
that in washington d.c. today? >> absolutely. one of the things that has happenedo us, and we know we have a struggling economy, but now w are voluntarily reducing the united states military from being a global superwer that it used to beat. i mean, it is quite extraordinary. this is republicans and decrats both doing it. asou noted in the introduction , the smallest army says prior to world war two and one of the smallest navy's, the harsh reality of that is to climb out of that. does not happen in weeks if we have a crisis. it actually takes years. they felt tte world was a less what they did was significantly slash the military. before the decade was out they found themselves in the largest ever been. they could not increase their combat power is satisfactory standards and their dependent on the united states for their very survival. they have never recovered to that. they're moving in that direction thinking the world will be a safer place for us. lou: let me just tell our audience what that looks like. the pentagon considering a plan as the secretary said today, african take a look at
.s. park police and many others canceled or scale back furloughs' dramatically. the washington post back shed -- fact checker gave harry reid for pinocchio's for falsely claiming the cuts would cost jobs. estimatts suggest it would be one sixth of that. the president got for pinocchio's for his false claim that there would be an immediate pay cat which was never contemplated. there has been bipartisan concern and it comes to the defense department the to much cutting will weaken national security. a former gop u.s. senator insisted he was not crying wolf with his complaint that that's a bad consequences. >> ending army combat training center rotations for brigades not deployed to afghanistan. and imposing furloughs for 650,000 dod civilians. >> instead of the threatens 22 days of unpaid leave, furlough days are being slashed to as few as six. this year's automatic cuts total $85 billion nationwide with next year more than 100 billion in so-called sequester cuts scheduled. government agencies are able to reduce most by eliminating waste and doing housecleaning, but many adjustments are on
furloughs' dramatically. the washington post back shed -- fact checker gave harry reidor pinocchio's for falsely claiming the cuts would cost jobs. estimatts suggest it would be one sih of that. the president got for pinocchio's for his false claim that there would be an immediate pay cat which was nevr contemplated there has been bipartisan concern and it comes to the defense department the to much cutting will weaken national security. a former gop u.s. senator insistede was not crying wolf with his complait that that's a bad consequences. >> ending army combat training center rotatio for brigades not deployed to afghastan. and imposing furloughs for 650,000 dod civilians. >> instead of the threatens 22 days ounpaid leave, furlough days are being slashed to as few as six. this year's automatic cuts total $85 billion nationwide with next year more than 100 billion in so-called sequester cuts scheduled. government agencies are able to reduce most by eliminating waste d doing housecleaning, but many adjustments are only one time shot. next year's bigger cuts will almost certainly re
that washington is a ship of state that leaks from the top. it is not coming from the is coming from the top out of the white house, their state department. and unfortunately by releasing the names of where we got this information from, we just gave up some very critical sources. it is very disrbing, all the information we're releasing now. i think it has a purpose to it. i am disturbed by it, because signals intelligence has always been our top tipper, and that is whats so disturbing. your spot on when you bring it up. lou: denouncing what it called for an pressure and is expected in the foreign mediation efforts to end the political crisis that it failed announcing. mccain and gramm there representing the u.s. government in what appears to be some sort of diplomatic mission. your thoughts about how likely it is that there can be effective, and if that is really the best approach is the administration has to move forwardn u.s. interest. >> after 11 guy and 12 years in the middle east to wars uthere a global war against radical islam, we're not going to make democracies of those countries? would
that washington is a ship of state that leaks from the top. it is not coming from the it is coming from the top out of the white house, their state department. and unfortunately by releasing the names of where we got this information from, we just gave up some very critical sources. it is very disturbing, all the information we're releasing now. i think it has a purpose to it. i am disturbed by it, because signals intelligence has alway been our top tipper, and that i what is so disturbing. your spot on when you bring it up. lou: denouncing what it called for an pressure and is expected in the foreign mediation efforts to end the political crisis that it failed announcing. mccain and gramm there representing the u.s. government in what appears to be some sort of diplomatic mission. your thoughts about how likely it is that there can be effective, and if that is really the best approach is the administration has to move forward in u.s. interest. >> after 11 guy and 12 years in the ddle east to wars up there a global war against radical islam, we're not going to make democracies of those countrie
pertaining to me. >> being his deputy with in contact on the ground he was the first in washington to know that there was no protest that benghazi was a terrorist attack. >> you make this statement i could follow what was happening almost in realtime. >> that's correct. >> and maxwell who worked for the bureau said he was a scapegoat by those loyal to secretary of state clinton. >> it is more accurate to call them every for president ford because of the year is i can tell they tried to insulate her from any criticism whatsoever there is no accountability. >> it was not a rebuke but in january then secretary clinton indicated on the existing law prevented her and she was not happy about it. >> under federal statutes and regulation unsatisfactory leadership is not grounds for finding a breach of duty we did not find that these four individuals breached their duties so i have submitted legislation to this committee to the senate committee to fix this problem. >> state department officials said that secretary of state carry gave weight to the fact they have all served for a long time that the
the national weather service and reported that this was "washington post" reporting on its own interview, a patently false. by the way, he did not ask a single tough question of al gore, challenge him on any of these outlandish statements. he has to be the most gullible guy in journalism. lou: perhaps compatible. there is also the matter of those pinocchio's that they throw around. i don't know if it has ever been done before, overwhelmed the fellow. >> they're fact checker is on vacation. the did the fact check. lou: that explains the timing. let's turn to what is happening. the have been talking about this, analyzing it and assessing it for over two years now. we are looking at horrible video now of the victims of what appears to be a chemical weapons attack. that is the client. the president of the united states to is talked about red lines for every year has said that they have used chemical weapons and is now saying that the cia must investigate after saying the united nations must investigate to determine whether or not he has chemical weapons and has used them. his own state depar
six. somebody cleaned up, called the national weather service and reported that this was "washington post" reporting on its own interview, a patently false. by the way, he did not a a single tough question of al gore, chlenge him on any of these outlandish statements. he has to be the most gullible guy in journalism. lou: perhaps compatible. there is also the matter of those pinocchio's that they throw around. i don't know if it has ever been done before, overwhelmed the fellow. >> they're fact checker is on vacation. the did t fact check. lou: that explains the timing. let's turn to what is happening. the have been talking about this, analyzing it and assessing it for over two years now. we are looking at horrible video now of the victims of what appears to be a chemical weapons attack. that is the client. the president of the united states to is talked about red lines for every year has said that they have used chemical weapons and is now saying that the cia must investigate after saying the united nations must investigate to determi whether or not he has chemical weapons and has u
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